Business Email Compromise Attack Trends Research Report

This Business Email Compromise report analyzes over 1 billion emails that were considered “safe” by Secure Email Gateway (SEG), Advanced Threat Protection (ATP) & Targeted Attack Prevention (TAP) technologies.

The findings are staggering: 96% of organizations analyzed experienced a BEC attack in the last six months and the average business experienced 45 attacks from June – December 2017.

When it comes to stopping Business Email Compromise with traditional defenses, attackers have a clear advantage. Because BEC attacks have no payload (such as a malicious attachment or URL) to detect and block, they are able to slip past most conventional security technology used to protect organizations.

Read this report to get insight on…

  • BEC attacks by imposter type, SEG, company size and industry
  • Which malicious emails bypass traditional email security protocols
  • Recent effective BEC attacks that resulted into up to $100M in losses
  • What a typical organization sending BEC attacks looks like and the process they use